General Information About Western Texas College
Mission Statement Western Texas College is a comprehensive public community college which provides open access and equal educational opportunity as it supports the lifelong needs of a multicultural society. The College is committed to educational excellence as it challenges students to reach their full potential in the following: ● Developing critical thinking skills, ● Communication proficiency, ● Appreciation of arts and culture, ● An understanding of their role and responsibilities in a democratic society. Western Texas College will implement its purpose through institutional goals. For each goal, it will develop and continually review objectives to be attained through specific systems and processes providing for the following: 1. Pre-professional and general education courses leading to the Associate of Arts degree and/or transfer to four-year colleges and universities; 2. Career and Technical programs leading to certification or the Associate of Applied Science degree, and preparation of individuals for careers in the business, industrial, and professional communities; 3. A program of distance learning instruction which is equivalent in quality to main-campus instruction; 4. Training programs to prepare the workforce for current and future technology; 5. Programs in adult basic education, English as a second language, and developmental education to prepare students for success in college; 6. Student services which provide educational support, student activities, and athletics in a safe environment; 7. Support for educational programs, faculty, and students through library, media services, and technology departments; 8. Institutional support services including, but not limited to administration, fiscal services, physical plant, resource development, marketing, recruiting, professional development, auxiliary services, and community services; 9. Opportunities for social and cultural growth in the entire community.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Distance learning opportunities
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- Town: Remote
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 50%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 4,848 Native American 28 Asian 50 African American 357 Hispanic 821 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 714 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0